All winter test facility users are required to preregister in order to obtain a gate access badge to gain access to the facility. Click on the link to complete the preregistration form and we will contact you to confirm your registration.
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Location & Directions
21105 W. M-28 Bldg #3
Brimley, MI 49715
Smithers Rapra Winter Test Center
21105 W. M-28
Brimley, MI 49715-9122
Winter Season Telephone: (906) 248-5557
Winter Season Fax: (906) 248-5560
Off-Season Telephone: (330) 762-7441
Off-Season Fax: (330) 297-0038
The SWTC is located 340 miles north of Detroit on Michigan's Upper Peninsula and approximately 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Sault Ste. Marie. From Interstate 75 (I-75) take Route 28 west through the town of Raco. Our facility will appear on the left.
||Distance from Smithers WTC
Chippewa Country International Airport
Sault Ste. Marie Airport
Detroit Metro Airport